The Ten Best - And Worst - Generals of the Civil War Robert C. Jones

ISBN: 9781463690847

Published: July 11th 2011

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70 pages


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The Ten Best - And Worst - Generals of the Civil War  by  Robert C. Jones

The Ten Best - And Worst - Generals of the Civil War by Robert C. Jones
July 11th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 70 pages | ISBN: 9781463690847 | 6.76 Mb

In the first two years of the War, the Union had the better generals in the west, and the Confederacy had better generals in the east. Once Grant became commander of the Union army, and Sherman was elevated to command of the west, the quality ofMoreIn the first two years of the War, the Union had the better generals in the west, and the Confederacy had better generals in the east. Once Grant became commander of the Union army, and Sherman was elevated to command of the west, the quality of generalship was essentially even between the two sides.

At that point, the Northern advantages in manufacturing, manpower, transportation, and naval power became insurmountable for the South, even with people like Lee and Forrest as their generals. Among the best: Patrick Cleburne, J.E.B. Stuart, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Thomas Stonewall JacksonJames Longstreet, Robert E.

Lee, Admiral David Dixon Porter, David G. Farragut, Philip Sheridan, George Henry Thomas, Ulysses S. Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman Among the worst: General Pleasant Jackson Philips, Gideon Pillow, Braxton Bragg, Henry Sibley, John Bell Hood, Ben Butler, William Rosecrans, Irvin McDowell, Ambrose Burnside, George McClellan The book has 45 photos/drawings, with 26 in color.



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